La Follette School students Troy Hoppenjan and Christina Miller spent part of their summers in Uganda and had the chance to meet up for a day.
Andrew Trembley came to the La Follette School so he could communicate with people who aren't experts in probit models and regression analysis.
Alum Kristi Thorson helps provide resources critical for ensuring animal and human health and for educating veterinarians and scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.
Rachel Polster is mapping her future. The international public affairs student is spending the summer in Ecuador on a community development project to increase resident participation in the governance of Ibarra, a city of 110,000 people.
Christina Miller does not take her kitchen faucet for granted. "While I was in Tanzania in 2008, I watched a girl who was about 10 years old carry a 5-gallon water barrel to a community well," the international public affairs student says. "She filled it, put it on top of her head and walked off. I don't know how far she had to go, but I did not see any homes in the distance."
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored alum Shisir Khanal for development work building international organizations from the bottom up.
2010 graduate Farha Tahir will discuss her experience looking for work in Washington, D.C., and international career options open to La Follette School students in a presentation on Tuesday, March 20, from 12:30–1:30 p.m. in 6201 Microbial Sciences.
Ben Williams is finding new perspectives on problem-solving as he pursues a Master of Public Affairs degree at the La Follette School as part of his transition from the private sector into nonprofit management and community development.